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Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU

Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU
Organized by Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC)

Date: 10th January 2024 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00am - 12:15pm
Venue: RRS321 & RRS322 (3/F Run Run Shaw Building, Main Campus, HKU)

This half-day foundation programme aims at providing new staff with a better understanding of the teaching and learning context at HKU. The participants will hear from leading senior academics in the areas of strategic importance to the University: the 4-year undergraduate curriculum reform, the common core curriculum, e-learning, English as a medium of instruction, the demography and culture of HKU students, the academic advising, and the teaching and learning supporting centre (Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre).

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This programme will be offered during Semester 2, 2023-24 as follows:

Programme rundown:

Time Rundown
9:00 – 9:05 Introduction
Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC)
9:05 – 9:25 Teaching and Learning at HKU
Professor Pauline Chiu, Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)
9:25 – 9:45 TALIC’s Support System for Professional Development and Curriculum Enhancement
Professor Cecilia KY Chan, Director, TALIC
9:45 – 10:05 Unleashing Learning: Teaching in the Common Core
Professor Julian Tanner, Director, Common Core
10:05 – 10:20 E-learning Opportunities at HKU
Dr. Leon Lei, Senior E-Learning Technologist, TALIC
10:20 – 10:30 Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System for Staff
Ms. Ada Yau, Information Technology Services (ITS)
10:30 – 10:40 Advising as Teaching
Mr. Nelson Chau, Administrative Assistant, Academic Advising and Scholarships Office
10:40 – 10:55 Break
10:55 – 11:20 English as a Medium of Instruction: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Mr. Sam Cole III, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Applied English Studies
11:20 – 11:45 Understanding Your Learners – Student Profile and Challenges
Professor Samson Tse, Dean of Student Affairs, Centre of Development and Resources for Students
11:45 – 12:10 Data Speak: Course and Programme Evaluations
Dr. Maggie Zhao, Assistant Director, TALIC
12:10 – 12:15 Wrap up and Evaluation
TALIC

For information on registration, please contact:
Ms. Canice Mok, TALIC
Phone: 3917 6069; Email: tsmok@hku.hk​


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